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Basle,

Switzerland: see BaselBasel
or Basle
, Fr. Bâle, canton, N Switzerland, bordering on France and Germany. It is bounded in the N by the Rhine River (which becomes navigable in the canton) and in the S by the Jura Mts.
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Basle

, Basel
1. a canton of NW Switzerland, divided into the demicantons of Basle-Landschaft and Basle-Stadt. Pops.: 263 200 and 186 900 (2002 est.). Areas: 427 sq. km (165 sq. miles) and 36 sq. km (14 sq. miles) respectively
2. a city in NW Switzerland, capital of Basle canton, on the Rhine: oldest university in Switzerland. Pop.: 165 000 (2002 est.)
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Phil Jones grabbed a lifetime near the end but the visitors were unable to conjure up a miracle second, leaving Basle to celebrate the greatest night in their history.
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